The growth in contract staffing services

Contract staffing services as an industry is responsible for the 763,000 of the jobs created in the first three years of the recovery from recession than any other industry in the United States. This data is based on the studies conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics or BLS. Contract staffing as a type of staffing services has emerged as a long term business strategy for organizations to build a new combined workforce model that imbibes the qualities of both direct hires and contractors. This model consists of maintaining a small core of traditional permanent employees supported by a larger outer ring of contractors.

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Growth trends in contract staffing services

Contract staffing is emerging as the driving force behind the job growth with employers continuing to hire cautiously in spite of the U.S. economy seeing growing trends. During 2013, contract staffing has experienced a record growth every month with the month of December recording an all time high time growth of 2,816,600 jobs according to the data of Bureau of Labor Statistics or BLS. The temporary help services (inclusive of contract staffing services) accounted for 40,000 of the 74,000 jobs that had been added to the U.S. economy during the month.

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Health care staffing challenges in the wake of Affordable Care Act

The health care industry as such for the last several decades has been an engine of job growth for the U.S. economy with a latest report from Joint Center for Political and Economic studies opining that about 4.6 million new health care jobs would be created in the next ten years. Health Industry experts predict that there would be an incessant demand for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and Registered Nurses or RNs’ with  advanced practical skills. The demand for these professionals is due to fact that they perform majority of the work done by physicians at a lower cost.

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Managing temporary employees/workers through motivation

Organizations to run effectively and efficiently need employees or staff for carrying out their businesses in a smooth manner. Organizations need not show any discrepancy when hiring employees as temporary employees or full time/permanent employees. The employees as a human capital requires huge investment on part of organizations and therefore employing temporary staff are ideal for short term based projects as temporary workers or employees comes at lower cost due to absence of providing them permanent benefits and compensation. Organizations can just hire the temporary workers through staffing agencies immediately at the heck of a call.

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